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What was the name of the first English colony in America

Jamestown

Popular sovereignty means that the power to govern comes from the consent of whom

the people Popular sovereignty means that power is derived from the consent of the governed people.

Who believed that political liberty could best be preserved if the executive legislative and judicial branches had equal power

Baron de Montesquieu

Who was the leader of the executive branch in the colonial governments

The Royal Governor was.

Now, the President is the leader of the executive branch in government. (also the right answer for A+LS)

What type of government did England have at the time of the American Revolution

Limited monachy

What is the only state that currently has a unicameral or one house legislature

Nebraska

Under the economic policy of mercantilism which of these did the colonies not have to do

Under the economic policy of mercantilism the thing that the colonies did not have to do was Manufacture the same items that were produced to England ------> Is MpK

The proclamation of 1763 marked the beginning of the political dispute that ultimately led to the revolutionary war

true :]

Who wrote man is born free and everywhere he is in chains

Jean-Jacques Rousseau wrote, "Man was born free, and he is everywhere in chains." Rousseau was a famous French philosopher and playwright.

Which of these colonies was not founded for religious freedom
Delaware<3
South Carolina
Over what years was the French and Indian War fought
1754-1763It was actually 1754-1758
Which document was written by the Pilgrims and outlined a form of government for their new colony

The document that was written by the Pilgrims for their new colony was the Mayflower Compact

Who believed that men were basically good and that they were born free before government existed

John Locke.

Who believed that the sovereign power resides in the citizens and the government gets its authority from the consent of the governed

Jean Jacques Rousseau

The Albany plan of union served as a model for what document

Articals of Confederation

Which English colony was founded as a home for English criminals

Georgia

Which meeting convened on September 6 1774 and passed the Suffolk Resolves which denounced British policy and called for the suspension of all trade with England

First Continental Congress

During the Civil War 1861-1865 the Southern States had a form of government

confederate

In 1774 the British Parliament passed the Intolerable Acts which were designed to punish which colony for its rebellious behavior

Massachusetts

Which act passed in 1765 by the british Parliament was the first direct tax on the colonies

The Stamp Act was passed in 1765 by the British Parliament and was the first to direct tax the colonies.

Through the Intolerable Acts the British Parliament closed which port

Boston, Massachusetts

What was the first national government of the United States

articles of confederation
The first national government of the United States was the Articles of Confederation, which was the supreme law of the land from 1777-89.

Which document proposed that all bills to raise money would originate in the lower house of the legislature

The Conneticut Compromise

England controlled the external trade of the colonies under which policy

mercantilism

Who believed that political liberty could best be preserved if the executive legislative and judicial branches had equal power-

Baron de Montesquieu believed political liberty could best be preserved if branches had equal power.

Which of these is not a reason people came to colonial America from England

Business profits

Why Which group oversaw the writing and adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4 1776

Second Continental Congress (A+)

What did King George want to change about England's way of dealing with the colonies

Tighten the economic and political control of the colonies

Who proposed the separation of powers that became an important element of the U.S. Constitution

Baron de Montesquieu

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